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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferredadjective

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

  2. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentadjective

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. preferrednoun

    Preferred stock.

  2. preferredadjective

    favoured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferred

    of Prefer

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of preferred in a Sentence

  1. Stevie Nicks:

    I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument. If you're behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don't really perform because you can't. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing.

  2. Marie Yovanovitch:

    Thus, perhaps, it was not surprising, that when our anti-corruption efforts got in the way of a desire for profit or power, Ukrainians who preferred to play by the old, corrupt rules sought to remove me. What continues to amaze me is that they found Americans willing to partner with them and, working together, they apparently succeeded in orchestrating the removal of a U.S. ambassador.

  3. Jason Clampet:

    Expedia will have a lot more sway going in with hotels now and saying ‘ give us this preferred position, ’ but hotels can still sell their product on their own. It’s not like a milk company that has to rely on a store to sell the milk for them. They can just sell direct to consumers. And a larger brand like a Hilton or a Starwood or a Marriott has other distribution methods. They’re in a better position to negotiate than they have been before, and they’ve also come up with ways to give consumers incentives to book directly with them.

  4. Al Sharpton:

    I would have still preferred a Black Attorney General nominee or someone with a clear record on voting rights and police reform, particularly at this day and time, i'm unclear on Judge Garland's record on both and there are very few, if any, written arguments that he has as a Judge to track these positions.

  5. Mohammed Ali Yasin:

    Sovereign or high-grade bonds and sukuk have become the preferred instrument in the short term until the markets become less volatile.

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    • A. doom
    • B. conform
    • C. interrogate
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